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Matt Conaway
2 November, 2011 7:08 am

Following up last year’s critically acclaimed release, “Nineteen Ninety Now”, comes an additional bonus set from the MC/Producer duo of Celph Titled & Buckwild. Aptly titled “Nineteen Ninety MORE”, this jam-packed double disc serves as a companion title to the well received “Ninety Now.” Due to popular demand, this release features four unreleased songs from [cont.]

19 October, 2011 4:14 am

Qualified chef-turned-rapper from Queens, New York, newcomer Action Bronson has built up a loyal following since he decided to leave the kitchen for a recording studio only 18 short months ago. However, the man Rolling Stone magazine recently called the “Artist to Watch” didn’t stray too far from the kitchen, as he is well known [cont.]

11 October, 2011 10:11 am

Kidz In The Hall, the hip-hop duo consisting of emcee Naledge & producer Double-O, took a creative approach to the recording process of their new album ‘Occasion.’ In March of this year, with support from Red Bull & Adidas, Kidz In The Hall laid down the foundation for the project with a core objective in [cont.]

6 October, 2011 1:32 pm

On October 25, 2011, JMT is set to drop its seventh studio album, “Violence Begets Violence”, through Vinnie Paz’s own imprint, Enemy Soil. Though JMT fans can expect more of the uncompromising, unrelenting brand of hardcore rap music that has become the group’s signature sound, “Violence Begets Violence,” marks a change (something the group has [cont.]

6 October, 2011 1:22 pm

Freestyle Fellowship will be reuniting for the first-time in over a decade and releasing a new LP, The Promise, on Decon Records this fall. Yet, before the Freestyle Fellowship reunion project surfaces, Myka 9′s fifth solo-LP, Mykology is now available on all digital retailers through SoundVise Records. Produced by Organized Elements and Myka 9 himself, [cont.]

2 October, 2011 4:32 pm

Here is a 8-minute LP sampler for Torae’s forthcoming solo-debut For The Record which drops on 11-1-2011. 1.) Intro (produced by Torae) 2.) Alive f/Wes (produced by Khrysis) 3.) You Ready? (produed by Marco Polo) 4.) What It Sound Like f/Pav Bundy (produced by !llmind) 5.) Shakedown (produced by 9th Wonder) 6.) That Raw (produced [cont.]

2 October, 2011 4:22 pm

Executive produced by Kurupt, fans will hear “Academy” appearances from such notable talents as Raekwon, Jadakiss, Kurupt, Pete Rock, Royce Da 5’9”, Redman, Styles P, Crooked I, Sean Price, Method Man, Canibus, LA the Darkman, Keith Murray, Planet Asia, Rass Kass, K-Solo, LA The Darkman, Billy Danze (M.O.P.), Pack FM, Pete Rock, Keith Murray, Chino [cont.]

22 September, 2011 10:13 am

Quan’s “Feel So Good” celebrates life and living it to the fullest! It also shows Quan displaying how vast his vocal range really is, meshing classic R&B riffs and solid verses over a Jake One production. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Quan – “Feels So Good” Quan – “Feels So Good” (prod. [cont.]

19 September, 2011 6:22 pm

First official release from Statik Selektah’s Population Control album in stores Oct. 25th on Showoff / Duck Down Music. “Play The Game” features Big K.R.I.T. & Freddie Gibbs. The lead record will be available on iTunes tomorrow (Sat., Sept 17th) for 99 cents.

16 September, 2011 6:24 am

The “Butcher Shop” (Remix) is taken from Blaq Poet’s forthcoming “QB Slasher” Remix EP is available digitally now. “QB Slasher” is following up the demand for more material off of Poet’s critically acclaimed “Blaq Poet Society” LP. Included on the new EP are four all new remixes enlisting the hottest underground mc’s in the game [cont.]

16 September, 2011 5:25 am

Freestyle Fellowship will be reuniting for the first-time in over a decade and releasing a new LP, The Promise, on Decon Records this fall. Yet, before the Freestyle Fellowship reunion project surfaces, Myka 9 will release his fifth solo-LP, Mykology, on 10/3/11 on SoundVise Records. Produced by Organized Elements and Myka 9 himself, it’s full [cont.]

14 September, 2011 5:26 am

Fellow Juice Crew member and Hip-Hop icon, Tragedy Khadafi is set to release a new Street-LP, Thug Matrix 3, on September 20th, 2011. Thug Matrix 3 features production by: araabMUZIK, Shroom, Audible Doctor, Now & Laterz, and Ayatollah. Here is the latest leak, “Best of Both Coast” from Tragedy Khadafi’s Thug Matrix 3 featuring the [cont.]

3 September, 2011 9:12 am

New track by OG Hindu Kush (Loe Pesci & Osa) from their new LP “In 3D” featuring ¼ of Slaugtherhouse and ½ of Bad Meets Evil Royce Da 5’9. Anyone who purchases OGHK’s LP gets the 3D cover, mini-poster and 3D glasses. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: OG Hindu Kush – “Hell’s [cont.]

1 September, 2011 12:28 pm

Hip-hop recording artist Torae announces his upcoming debut offering; For The Record, on his Internal Affairs Entertainment imprint. Slated for release on November 1, 2011 the album is an ample fifteen tracks worth of high-caliber production and impeccable rhyme. For The Record is sure to transcend the expectations of new listeners and staunch supporters alike, [cont.]

30 August, 2011 1:03 pm

New anthem from Quan, “I Do It,” from his highly anticipated “Glorious Struggle” project. With “I Do It” Quan is making it overstood that he will let no obstacles prevent him from making his rightful mark on the music industry.

26 August, 2011 3:50 pm

Apathy recently released his latest solo-LP, “Honkey Kong,” and the rave reviews have begun to surface. The Connecticut emcee and The Get Busy Committee (Apathy, Scoop Deville and Ryu released Uzi Does It in October 2010) and AOTP member has undeniably crafted his best project to date and it includes production from Apathy, DJ Premier, [cont.]

24 August, 2011 2:39 pm

During Random Axe’s performance at Royal Arena this past Friday in Switzerland, Sean Price stunned the fans with a new dance. Tweet your suggestion for the dance’s name to @DuckDownMusic and Sean will choose his favorite one. Winner will be credited for naming the dance on and will receive a signed Random Axe CD. [cont.]

24 August, 2011 9:05 am

On Tuesday, August 30th, Skyzoo’s revisiting his recent album, The Great Debater, and offering fans 4 new bonus tracks, exclusive to iTunes. The twenty song album is available at iTunes for only $7.99. The following week, the sixteen-track, standard edition album will be available at other digital retail stores such as Amazon Digital, Napster, Rhapsody, [cont.]

9 August, 2011 4:16 am

Apathy says: “When I started to make “Honkey Kong” I knew I wanted to make a hardcore, classic hip-hop album. I grew up listening to Gang Starr, Wu-Tang, EPMD… and so on. So when this album started coming together and I started working with dudes who I grew up studying and idolizing; like Preem, Muggs, [cont.]

25 July, 2011 3:30 pm

2011 marks the return of the Compilation like you have never experienced it before, with the birth of The Academy, a bi-coastal merging of the minds that provides an undeniable unity long since forgotten amidst the landscape of popularized feuds, beefs, and unfounded media hypes. “The Academy” will be released on 9-13-2011 courtesy of Terminal [cont.]

  Mixtape D.L.
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